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In Memory of

Samuel L. Hilderbrand

October 21, 1929 - November 27, 2016

Obituary


Samuel L. Hilderbrand, 87, of Naperville, Retired United States Navy. Beloved husband of Jean E. Hilderbrand for 60 years. Loving father of Don Hilderbrand, Diana (David) Rossi, and Ellen Howard. Proud grandfather of Nick Mitchell, Matthew Rossi, Josef Howard, Billy Turner, Diana Turner, and David Turner. Dear brother of Robert Hilderbrand, Mary (Stan) Watrous and the late Ida Belle Clapp. Sam began his career in the United States Navy in 1947 and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. After retirement from the Navy in 1971, he earned a Master of Geology at Memphis State...

Samuel L. Hilderbrand, 87, of Naperville, Retired United States Navy. Beloved husband of Jean E. Hilderbrand for 60 years. Loving father of Don Hilderbrand, Diana (David) Rossi, and Ellen Howard. Proud grandfather of Nick Mitchell, Matthew Rossi, Josef Howard, Billy Turner, Diana Turner, and David Turner. Dear brother of Robert Hilderbrand, Mary (Stan) Watrous and the late Ida Belle Clapp. Sam began his career in the United States Navy in 1947 and served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. After retirement from the Navy in 1971, he earned a Master of Geology at Memphis State University and worked for the Tennessee Department of Transportation for 30 years, retiring at the age of 78. Memorial gathering Saturday, December 3, 9am until time of memorial service 11am at Wheatland Salem Methodist Church, 1852 95th St, Naperville, IL 60564. Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL on December 6, 11am. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hesed House, 659 S. River St. #2, Aurora, IL 60506. Funeral info: Blake Lamb Lisle Funeral Home, (630) 964-9392.